Position Description

Software Engineering Team Lead

ABOUT BRIGHTER DAYS - WHY WE ARE HERE

Brighter Days are a fast-growing consultancy that work with some of New Zealand’s largest organisations to to enable new, more efficient ways of working for their employees. We exist so our clients can be more effective for their customers.

Our team of nearly 20 people has worked with more than 200 clients across three practices from our head office in Christchurch. 

Examples of our projects include bespoke solutions, integration and API work, intranets, document management solutions, forms, process automation workflows and reporting-based solutions. We work across the following practices:

  • Development – Building bespoke .NET applications
  • Solar Workplace – Low Code service delivery for Employee, Customer and Supplier Workflows.
  • Modern Workplace – Leverage their existing investment in Microsoft 365 and the Power Platform using tools like SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Yammer, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI

Our culture and values underpin everything we do. This means we are a tight knit team that enjoys the right mix of social interaction and working alone alike. Other benefits for working for Brighter Days include:

  • CBD Location
  • Flexible Working – Work from Anywhere 2 days a week. 9 Day Fortnight (If that suits your lifestyle!)
  • Paid Parking
  • Southern Cross Healthcare
  • Paid mobile phone data plan
ABOUT THE ROLE - WHY YOU WILL BE HERE

This is a newly created position. You will be responsible for leading a small Software Engineering Team, overseeing all software development undertaken across the business. This will be on both internal and external client projects.     

This role will combine a varied mix of both client facing, technical, and team management responsibilities and an ideal role for either a Senior Software Engineer or Architect that likes the people side of work as well as ‘getting their hands dirty’ when needed.    

Brighter Days has a strong commitment to high quality coding standards and practises, and you will be expected to continue this by writing clean, testable, maintainable code.

The anticipated breakdown of the role is so:

  • Technical Consultancy and Development (50%)
    • Paid Consultancy which includes:
      • Functional Consultancy
      • Software Development
      • Project Management
      • Thought Leadership
  • Product (10%)
    • Providing Architectural advice and strategy to the team on internal projects
  • Team Management (10%)
    • Resource Management
    • Scheduling
    • Provide Reporting and Commentary around practice performance and KPI’s
    • Job Management
    • Task Management
    • Managing and Mentoring colleagues
  • Other (17%)
    • Time to be used at your discretion to include:
    • Personal Development
    • Team Development
    • Administration
    • Other ad-hoc tasks
  • Leave (13%)

 

ABOUT YOU - WHAT YOU BRING TO OUR TEAM

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about business and technology and is constantly looking for ways to improve the businesses we work with.

NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND

To be successful, you’ll come into this role with the following expertise:

Great Communication Skills

Must Have

Requirements analysis and solution design expertise

Must Have

C#, ASP .NET, Blazor

Must Have

SQL Database (Stored Procedures and Queries)

Must Have

Team Lead experience

Must Have

jQuery / JavaScript

Should Have

Azure DevOps

Should Have

HTML, CSS

Should Have

Professional services / consultancy experience

Should Have

SQL usage and configuration expertise

Nice to Have

Strategic planning

Nice to Have

Budgeting and Forecasting

Nice to Have
LOCATION

Christchurch

SALARY

Negotiable

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If you feel you have most of the skills listed, please hit the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

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